GDB for host development platform

Daris A Nevil dnevil at
Sat Nov 11 00:55:18 EST 2000


Sounds as though you did not connect to the target correctly.  I have
written a procedure we use to connect to a PPC target over ethernet.
You can view this at:

Hope this helps.

Daris Nevil

john zhan wrote:
> I have now successfully build GDB-4.18 for linux/ppc.
> Both target and host are powerpc-linux.
> When I was trying to run a executable in my target
> hardware(8xx) with gdb(target for exec),
>  e.g. hello,
> GDB said
> "
> Starting program: ./hello
> Don't know how to run.  Try "help target".
> "
> Questions:
>     1. what's going on it?
>     2. Does(Did) anyone do the same thing?
>     3.The cross-debugger + target gdb server with a serial connection
>          is the unique choices?
>     4. I wonder which is the best way to debug a linux/ppc application
>         on the embedded platform.
>     5. What do you think a full host development environment
>         (including native comilper,debugger etc) in the embedded
>         system.
> thank for any response.
> regards.
> john zhan.

Daris A Nevil
Simple Network Magic Corporation
401 Kentucky Lane
McKinney, TX 75069
dnevil at

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